Production services in Germany
We provide local production services in Germany and can help you book crew, locations and logistics and more. Our locally based Fixers, Producers and Production Managers comes with local knowledge and can help manage and coordinate international shoots of any kind. We have experience in TV-series, feature films, commercials, branded content, documentaries, corporate as well as still shoots. Most crew are base in Berlin but we operate and provide production services all across Germany.
Fixers, Producers & Local Crew
Germans value a very high quality and the Swixer crew are highly educated (licensed) and skilled. Depending on the scale of the production we are happy to provide staff who are trained to do several of the mentioned tasks, so they can cover more than one position on a project where the production allows. For example we provide fixers, producers and production managers, castings and sound operators in Germany.
Filming permits in Germany
The need for a filming permit in Germany varies depending on the size and type of a production. The responsibility for issuing a permit lies with the respective commune.
Having native German speakers on the team, we can help out with applications and all necessary paperworks, should this be needed. If you are uncertain of whether you need a filming permit or not, just send us an email with info about your shoot and we’ll sort things out for you.
Filming locations in Germany
Germany offers a wide range of possibilities for any kind of production. Its breathtaking nature truly has everything: From oceans in the north with extreme tides that expose The Wadden sea, over various landscapes such deep lakes, wide forests, stunning ores and heaths to the colossal alps in the south. Metropolises such as Berlin, Hamburg, Cologne or Munich each offer their own little worlds and quarters: Hip, urban, maritime or traditional.
Being located in the middle of Europe, Germany, developed a rich culture with traditions, events and well known and loved local cuisines. Germany’s extensive history resulted in a wide range of sights such as landmarks, architecture and museums.
Known for its ingenuity, luxurious cars and technology it is home to big corporations and facilities, race tracks and of course, the famous German Autobahn.
The climate in Germany
Germany has a temperate climate throughout the country with warm summers and cold winters, however long periods of frost or snow are rare. The average monthly January daytime temperature is 3 degrees Celsius (38 degrees Fahrenheit) and in July it’s 22 degrees Celsius (72 degrees Fahrenheit). Because of the various mountain and hill areas, you can find a lot of variation in the weather throughout the country. It will become warmer towards the south in summer, but in winter months it is exactly the other way around.